I have suffered from postpartum PTSD and anxiety and consider myself a warrior and now an advocate. At the time, like so many other families in our area, I didn’t know about perinatal mental health and all the wonderful things...
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Winging It This Summer

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I am a planner. I love to plan ahead, to know what to expect, and to book that next event…you get the idea. However, this summer, I am officially winging it.   Since my oldest was little, my approach to summer...
People always ask how I choose to celebrate certain holidays with my kids, most often, how I approach Father’s Day. My girls are donor-conceived, and they are age-appropriately aware of our family structure. From a young age, they can already...
I spend a lot of time alone with my kids. I don’t mean that we stay secluded. I mean that their father travels a lot compared to other dads we know, and when he is home, he usually makes...
We’ve partnered with some of Fairfield County’s finest photographers to bring you a one-stop resource for your photography needs. Whether you’re looking to have a maternity shoot or need to freshen up the family photo, we’ve got you covered....
As new parents, it seems like every day brings a new question. “When should I introduce solid foods?” “Is it too soon for peanuts?” “What about eggs?” Recent research has shed light on these questions, encouraging parents to introduce...
For the past month, almost every conversation in our household has centered on a graduation. What our youngest is wearing to her preschool moving on ceremony or what songs they’re singing at our oldest’s fifth grade moving up event. Our...
As soon as June hits, it’s my favorite time of year! Not only is it the end of the school year, the start of the summer season, and when everyone’s mood starts to shift for the better, but it...
As soon as the temperature gets warm, my kids get excited for "ice cream season." We have compiled a list of Fairfield County’s tastiest ice cream shops to aid your quest for a cool treat. We are giving you...
My child, Each life milestone evokes rejoice, For you, for me. Connected spirits. Every accomplishment highlights your growth, For time allows seeds to bloom into flowers. The heartaches and hard times provided us with water to propagate, For change is inevitable. Maturation requires light and dark. My...

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Postpartum Support International: Climb Out of the Darkness

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I have suffered from postpartum PTSD and anxiety and consider myself a warrior and now an advocate. At the time, like so many other...